• ICYMI: New Opportunities to Help Students, Workers, and Job Creators
    Feb 16, 2017  - By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) What a difference an election can make. Across the country, there is renewed hope and confidence in the future. Expectations are high, as they should be. Now it’s time to do the hard work necessary to live up to those expectations. For eight years, families and small bu... More
  • Help for Kids Who Need It Most
    Jun 14, 2016  - More than 15 million children lack the healthy meals they need to grow and succeed—a troubling statistic with consequences that make it even more difficult for students to learn in school. That’s why House Republicans are working to strengthen child nutrition assistance with the Improving Child Nutr... More
  • What #StopTheBlock Would Really Stop
    Jun 9, 2016  - Providing healthy meals to kids in need shouldn’t be a partisan issue, but today on Capitol Hill, critics of the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act (H.R. 5003) are using political theatrics to make it one. Many of these same groups have used doomsday scenarios and scare tactics to bash the ... More
  • A Bill That Delivers for School Nutrition Professionals
    Jun 6, 2016  - Helping children access healthy meals has long been a national priority. With that important goal in mind, Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans worked with numerous organizations—including those representing school leaders and school nutrition professionals—to develop a legislative prop... More
  • Additional Assistance—Without the Additional Cost
    May 24, 2016  - The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act (H.R. 5003) takes a number of positive steps to help ensure all children have access to healthy meals. Introduced by Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN), the bill contains commonsense reforms th... More
  • Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN): We Need School Lunch Reforms
    May 23, 2016  - As a country, we have long worked to ensure all individuals have an equal opportunity to achieve success. A quality education is one of the best paths to a brighter future, but students cannot learn and succeed in class if they are hungry or lack proper nutrition. That’s why ensuring all kids have ... More
  • Committee Approves Bill to Reauthorize, Improve Child Nutrition Assistance
    May 18, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today approved H.R. 5003, the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016. Introduced by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), the legislation reauthorizes and reforms federal child nutrition programs to ensure states ... More